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Middletown budget stays under tax cap

Tax levy increase is set at 1.23%

For yet another year, the Town of Middletown has managed to keep its new budget well under the New York State tax cap that have frustrated other municipalities and school districts in the area.  In the budget adopted this month for 2017, residen More...

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Sports

Experienced players lead MCS boys’ hoop squad

The Margaretville boys’ basketball program has a full, talented roster, with 15 juniors and seniors playing hoops this winter, according to veteran Coach John Bernhardt. More...

Three returning seniors will be key for Margaretville girls’ success

A solid core of returning players has Margaretville Central School Coach Kyle Holden looking forward to a strong campaign from his squad. More...

Trophy Takers

EIGHT-POINTER — Michael Didyk of Westbury and Margaretville harvested this eight-point buck on November 22 in the Dry Brook Valley while hunting with his son Mike. // — Contributed photo More...

Ski centers look ahead to drop in temperatures

Rain after snow puts brakes on early ski startup

An early opening of Belleayre Mt. More...

Phoenicia Library vote remains an open chapter

Stalled recount leaves tax issue up in the air

Complications have made it impossible to tell whether a controversial Phoenicia Library tax increase has been supported by a majority of Shandaken voters or not.  More...

CMRR’s new track permit creates uproar in Phoenicia

Permit rescinded after complaints about hamlet plan

A permit issued to the Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR) allowing the company to build new tracks on their land in Phoenicia was rescinded last week by the Town of Shandaken following complaints by neighbors of the two-and-a-half acre parcel. More...

News

Fleischmanns First and MARK hosting public visioning meeting

Public welcome to provide input at Dec. 3 session

Fleischmanns — Fleischmanns First, in collaboration with the MARK Project, invites members of the community to join in a Main Street visioning session with the Dadras Architects at La Cabana restaurant on Main Street on Saturday, Dec. More...

Area residents praise work of lawman Steve Williamson

Roxbury Constable Steve Williamson led off the Holiday on Main parade in Margaretville last Saturday. More...

Events

Hospital, MRCC marked National Rural Health Day

Margaretville — Margaret- ville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center joined in the celebration of National Rural Health Day on Thursday, Nov. 17.  More...

Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day celebrations are planned locally

Faith communities in both Margaretville and Phoenicia will celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day on Sunday, Dec. 11 and Monday, Dec. 12 respectively. More...

‘Holiday Heist’ affordable art shopping at Longyear

Margaretville — Opening this week at Longyear Gallery is “Holiday Heist: Art So Affordable It’s A Steal” featuring the artwork of all Longyear Gallery members. An artists’ reception will take place Saturday, Dec. 3 from 3 to 6 p.m. More...

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